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Provides an overview of the inspection and testing requirements for special fire suppression systems such as low, medium and high expansion foam systems, foam-water, carbon dioxide, dry chemical and wet chemical extinguishing systems. Examples of applicable codes will include B.C. and Vancouver Building Codes as well as the B.C. Fire Code and the Vancouver Fire By-law.
Please note: The delivery format for this course changed from in-person/in-class to ONLINE DELIVERY for the Winter term. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for further information regarding course material(s). BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Describe fire systems components, functions and operation.
Understand applicable codes, standards regulations and bylaws and:
Identify and describe applicable inspection and test procedures.
Conduct inspections and tests to ensure compliance.
Complete appropriate documentation and reports.
Effective as of Fall 2010
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